Will Fossil Fuels And Conventional Cars Be Obsolete By 2030?

Will Fossil Fuels And Conventional Cars Be Obsolete By 2030?

Rapidly falling prices of renewable energy are not just transforming the energy markets but disrupting them. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Huffington Post   In 2016, solar power became the cheapest form of energy in 58 lower income countries, including China India and Brazil. In Europe, in 2016, 86% of the newly installed energy capacity was from…

Solar power and electric cars could halt fossil fuels by 2020

Solar power and electric cars could halt fossil fuels by 2020

By Karen Graham     6 hours ago in Environment Digital Journal Fossil fuels will soon be a thing of the past as renewable energy sources are being embraced globally and the technologies behind electric cars, solar and wind power make them less costly to consumers. The coal and oil industries are seriously underestimating the impact the renewable energy industry…

Tesla outfits island with over 5,300 solar panels

Tesla outfits island with over 5,300 solar panels

Island in the sun There are challenges to living on a remote island – from food scarcity to destructive weather – and the lack of affordable, reliable power is among the greatest. The island of Ta’u in American Samoa, located more than 4,000 miles from the West Coast of the United States, is no stranger to power rationing and outages….

New map shows the solar potential of Calgary roofs

New map shows the solar potential of Calgary roofs

Calgarycitynews.com, Nov 2, 2016 Wondering about the potential amount of sunshine on your home’s roof and how it compares to other homes? Check out the Solar Potential Map to find out! In today’s world, data is power and in the case of the new Solar Potential Map released on The City’s Map Gallery, solar data can help Calgarians make some…

Tesla unveils integrated ‘solar roof and Powerwall 2’

Tesla unveils integrated ‘solar roof and Powerwall 2’

Fred Lambert, Electrek.co, Oct 28, 2016 We were live at Universal Studios in Los Angeles today for Tesla’s unveiling of its new integrated energy solution with ‘solar roof and Powerwall’. For the event, Tesla and SolarCity retrofitted with the new solar roof solutions a bunch of houses used for film and tv sets by Universal Studios. The company surprised everyone…

Everything you want to know about solar energy

Everything you want to know about solar energy

Solar Basics by the US Energy Information Administration Energy from the sun The sun has produced energy for billions of years. The energy in the sun’s rays that reaches the earth (solar radiation) can be converted into heat and electricity. Radiant energy from the sun has powered life on earth for many millions of years. Source: NASA In the 1830s,…